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About Cafe Del Rey

Cuisine inspired by the coastal towns of the Mediterranean. Intuitive service and a beautiful seaside setting. The food is about discovery: the freshest fish, fire grilled steaks, roasted free-range poultry, citrus, olives and market fresh vegetables all bursting with flavor. The luscious desserts, sophisticated cocktails and wine complete your journey. Escape to the good life at Cafe del Rey

4451 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Californian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Hours of Operation: LUNCH

Monday-Friday: 11:30am-2:30pm



BRUNCH

Saturday 11:30am-2:30pm

Sunday 10:30am-2:30pm



DINNER

Monday-Thursday: 5:30pm-10:00pm

Friday-Saturday: 5:30pm-10:30pm

Sunday: 5:00pm-9:30pm



HAPPY HOUR

2:30pm-close

Cross Street:
Bali Way

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 823-6395

Website:
http://www.cafedelreymarina.com/

Entertainment:
Fridays and Saturday nights in the Lounge.

Parking Details:
Valet Parking is complimentary during lunch and brunch. A $6 service charge applies during dinner

Public Transit:
Free Marina Day Shuttle available until 9pm.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Regatta Room seat up to 60. It is private and overlooks the marina. Contact cdrevents@cafedelreymarina.com

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Private Dining

At Cafe del Rey, our chef’s dedication to food and wine is showcased by his custom menus and unique dishes. Our motivated team is ready to work with you to perfect your next event and ensure a memorable experience.

Cafe Del Rey Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (42)
Scenic View (39)
Special Occasion (37)
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Good for a Date (30)
Good for Anniversaries (27)
Romantic (24)
Business Meals (22)
Creative Cuisine (19)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Great for Lunch (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Happy Hour (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Casual (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Healthy (9)
Cozy (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Fun (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Live Music (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Authentic (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
People Watching (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent meal. The last couple meals we had here were lackluster, but they have stepped up their game with their current menu.

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 (Portland)·Dined 2 days ago

Never disappoints. Wonderful dinner overlooking the marina. Flatbread appetizer was delicious, as were the salmon and scallops entrees we enjoyed. Good wine list. Great service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

Welcoming pleasant good service lovely lady who checked us in it was all terrific

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

We love Cafe Del Rey and we go there every year for our anniversary. Your restaurant is where my wife proposed to me. The woman who greeted us was excellent as was our server. The manager of the restaurant came to greet us. Pardon me, but I don't remember the names of any of them. We loved the food, the wine, and the dessert. I would recommend Cafe Del Rey to anyone. Thank you.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Paleo Friendly, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 6 days ago

This is my client's favorite place so when I am in town, this is where we go. This is the best time as it is festive and the holiday lights really add to the charm. The views of the marina are great and the food is always good. We always start with the oysters and truffle pizza. This time I tried the salmon which was cooked perfectly. Another great experience.

Tags: Scenic View, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great food was good service was great I highly reccommend it a little price but worth it

Tags: Live Music, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great place for brunch! Tasty food, amazing view, wonderful service. Complimentary valet

Tags: Great for Brunch, Romantic, Afternoon Tea
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I live and work in Marina del Rey, so Café del Rey has always been my "go to" place for special occasions as well as for business meeting meals. I have NEVER been disappointed in the service, ambiance, food or overall experience. The bar is also a favorite Happy Hour spot, with healthy and delicious choices in food and nice choice of drinks. Thank you for being in the neighborhood!

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Waterfront, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 1, 2017

A great place for a lunch with friends where the ambient noise does not mask over the conversation. Interesting menu options. Tables near the window are great in the evening, but on a sunny day, be sure to bring sunglasses.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 27, 2017

I'm never disappointed with the menu whether lunch or dinner. Service is wonderful. I've also hosted a baby shower, retirement celebration and a birthday party and never been disappointed. It has become a favorite with a number of my friends.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Waterfront
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 21, 2017

On my reservations with Open Table I did check the celebrating of a birthday. After my request for the flourless chocolate cake I was surprised I did not get the candle and happy birthday announcement from them. I did mention it was my birthday. The waitress apologized and said she did not know that. Well I guess the hostess did not communicate that to the waitress. She did add a candle and a happy birthday edible chocolate ornament. That wasn’t the only problem with the restaurant service. We order the Kobe burger rare plus. When we got it, it was more uncooked then rare plus. She took the burger and had new ones made. This time it was border line well done. I did let the waitress know and said not to replace it and I didn’t want to eat it.

The restaurant was nice and had good views of the bay with the boats docked. I thought it was pricy for what it was. I’m surprised the restaurant did not give free dessert for birthdays and did not remove the Kobe burger off the bill since they’ve messed up twice on that. Well I guess you can’t expect that from all nice restaurants. This is a first for me. Every restaurants I’ve gone to have always provided good costumer service and would want costumers to come back. I guess not this one.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Venison was too rare for medium rare and the scallops were over cooked.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Beautiful space and customer friendly pricing. Always so unfortunate that food doesn’t taste good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was a great restaurant! I went with my best friend and we found a table right away! Our server was super nice and everything on the menu looked amazing! Would recommend to anyone!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Perfect place for business dinner with dependably great food and top service with dramatic view for people visiting LA

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2017

We love Cafe del Rey .. the food and the staff and management are all wonderful. Thank you!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, People Watching, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fun, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Lovely restaurant, very professional staff, good food. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful place to eat. Delicious food and superior services.

Tags: Hot Spot, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

First rate cuisine, excellent service and terrific wines by the glasd

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Wonderful lunch with great menu. Excellent wait staff - knowledgeable about each dish, enthusiastic and helpful. We ordered a Virgin Mary that is created on site; excellent spicy balance. The view of the yacht harbor was a bonus. Definitely a restaurant to come back to, and recommend to friends who haven’t been here, or to the Marina in a while. Noise level enabled conversation without difficulty. Overall feel to the restaurant was friendly. Excellent food - highly recommend the fresh albacore salad and the 4-plate tasting menu. The short ribs on polenta and daily market fish was excellent on the day we went. The dessert of chocolate cake with berries was delicious and light. The suggested thin crust pizza as a starter was also a great pick. We loved the carmelized onion and truffle topping.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday, and the waitstaff from top to bottom could not have been nicer. Our brunch at Cafe del Rey really made the day special.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Service was excellent from the moment I mentioned the reservation. Had a great view of the marina. The food was great. The musician (cellist) played beautifully and even played "Happy birthday " when celebrating my birthday. Definitely would go again.

Tags: Healthy, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Will visit you every chance my friends and family have!

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Groups, Casual, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us as visitors to the area. We were pleased with the dining experience and look forward to the next visit. The positive experience started with a very friendly and welcoming hostess to a waiter that made us comfortable and provided excellent service. We particularly enjoyed the fresh oysters from British Columbia and continued with a salmon and Icelandic Cod. Both dinners were thoroughly enjoyed. When the service slowed because of the crowd, the manager (owner) provided us with his apologizes and a very tasty plate of bites..very good. This is the type of service that stands out!
Looking forward to the next meal!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2017

I used to dine here very often 10-15 years ago. My recent return revealed that every dish is still creative, decorative and tasty. Wine list includes some reasonably priced fine imports from Spain. During our dinner some compliments were offered for slow service (though I did not feel that way), which shows how they care about customers.

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 25, 2017

always a wonderful experience. Great food - great service - great ambience and marina view.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The music was so loud I couldn't hear the person sitting across from me at a 4 person table. I have excellent hearing. We had to shout to each other to have a conversation. Our first request to lower the volume was ignored. After speaking with the general manager, the volume was reduced slightly, enough for us to hear each other if we spoke loudly. The food is best described as mediocre. Overall a very unpleasant dining experience for the entire group.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

I was celebrating my birthday on October 19th and I had a wonderful time. The service and my food was delicious. However, my boyfriend's did not like his dish at all. He complained that the pasta was too chewy. He kept this to himself so he wouldn't spoil my evening. Mentioned his dislikes as we were leaving.

I give your restaurant 5 stars and the company that I work for has booked one of your banquet rooms for a brunch. Thank you for making my birthday special. Loved our name on the menu.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Visiting from the mountain west, so dining marina side is a treat in and of itself. An unexpected plus was the beautiful live guitar music wafting through. Excellent menu with good choices of sea food and meats, a suggestion would be to have a couple of vegan options. Nice wine list, very knowledgeable women server helped with wine selection.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Healthy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great service and water view! Scenery can't be beat. It is pretty expensive but worth it on special occasions.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We love how we are treated we love the service and the food is always good

Tags: Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 6, 2017

the manager, Brian , is so wonderful to us. We are frequent guests and love it when he is there

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 5, 2017

My first time at this restaurant but my business associate and his wife love this place and he wanted to show it off to me. I couldn't have been more pleased. Amazing service from the minute we walked in the door. Amazing food, fit for foodies. From the appetizer to the main meal and onto the deserts. All were great next time I am in the area, I will be visiting again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Nice view over the marina, elegant table setting and good service. Healthy, fresh options, friendly staff.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 1, 2017

So disappointing today and I eat here A LOT, first, our server was sick or had allergies during service, then they were out certain items on the menu, then food was taking longer than usual, then came out tasting mediocre, then music was just too loud for the tiny space or maybe because of where we were seated BUT TONIGHT WAS HORRIBLE. If I base my recommendations on tonight, I wouldn't be back, but I'm hoping that was only a glitch which definitely did not warrant my $225 dinner bill.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Have been to Cafe Del Rey a half dozen times in the last two years and it keeps going down. Food is good, but it took forever to get it last Sunday evening. The Manager on duty just stands and watches, does not get involved or direct or talk to customers. Our waiter was waiting on a big party plus our table, it took forever to get drink refills and the bill. This was my last vist.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Both orders were undercooked. Everything was over priced including the valet at $6, which is a rip off in an area like the Marina

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

Met there for a business lunch. View of the marina is gorgeous and the food is delicious. I had the sesame crusted albacore tuna salad and practically licked the plate. Not too loud but definitely not quiet. Service was wonderful from the hostess to the waiter, very attentive without being annoying.

Highly recommend for a business lunch and will be back for dinner and weekend brunch in the future.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great food and view. The hostess was amazing. I suggest the octopus as a main course. Out of this world delicious.....

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Food was delicious. Service was very good. Our server was attentive and the food came out quickly, almost too quickly since we had not quite finished the first course when the second one came but that never bothers me.
My only complaint was the 25 minute wait to be seated with a reservation on a Wednesday night. It was not busy and there were several open tables.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine
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